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  1. Eggs

    25 Sep 2017

    The humble egg is a powerhouse of nutritional goodness. Eggs are full of things your body needs. They are a great source of protein, antioxidants, vitamins and minerals (such as vitamin A, vitamin D...

  2. Swimming - keeping the water clean

    18 Sep 2017

    There are simple steps for all visitors to follow to keep pool water clean for healthy swimming...

  3. Beaches and water quality

    15 Sep 2017

    Water quality of natural water sources, such as beaches and rivers, can vary greatly. Keeping a lookout for poor water quality (such as water that is discoloured, murky or smells unpleasant) will help...

  4. Bushfire smoke

    04 Sep 2017

    Bushfire smoke can reduce air quality in rural and urban areas, and may affect people's health...

  5. Gardening safety

    01 Sep 2017

    Gardening is an enjoyable form of exercise, but you need to take care...

  6. Mercury exposure and poisoning

    08 Aug 2017

    Preventing or minimising exposure to mercury in your environment is the best way to reduce the risk of mercury poisoning...

  7. Harmful algal blooms

    20 Jul 2017

    Some types of blue-green algae produce toxins that can harm humans and animals when swallowed, inhaled or touched. People and pets should not enter the water at locations affected by blue-green algae...

  8. Cleaning up ash after a fire

    17 Jul 2017

    After a fire, many homes may be affected by ash residue from smoke. This ash can be harmful, particularly for children or people with heart or lung conditions. This factsheet has tips and advice for...

  9. Mosquitoes can carry diseases

    14 Jul 2017 Mosquitoes can carry diseases

    You can reduce the risk of mosquito bites if you get rid of potential mosquito breeding sites around your home...

  10. Mosquitoes - protect your home a checklist

    14 Jul 2017

    Use this simple checklist and take action to prevent mosquitoes from entering your home. The best protection from mosquito-borne diseases is to avoid mosquito bites...